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Nürburgring speed limits finally lifted

Following the death of a spectator in a crash that took place during a race held at the Nürburgring early last year, speed limits were introduced at sections of the track. This put an end to the possibility of setting Nürburgring lap records, though thankfully the limits were only on a... read more

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Teaser for new TVR sports car coming in 2017

TVR to follow Aston Martin with new plant in Wales

Revived British sports car marque TVR will follow in the footsteps of Aston Martin by setting up a new plant in Wales. It was only a month ago that Aston Martin confirmed... read more March 22, 2016 by

Volkswagen celebrates end of Phaeton production at Transparent Factory in Dresden, Germany

VW ends Phaeton production, plans to repurpose Transparent Factory

Volkswagen has finally ceased production of its Phaeton, a full-size luxury sedan first shown at the 2002 Geneva Motor Show and discontinued in the United States midway... read more March 21, 2016 by

BMW 5-Series brakes for target in IIHS test

Automatic braking could be standard by 2022

The inevitable march toward the driverless car continues. It's still off in the distance, a speck on the horizon, but that speck is getting larger with each flip of your... read more March 18, 2016 by

Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Bosch, Panasonic among potential battery suppliers for production Porsche Mission E: Report

Porsche plans to put its Mission E electric car into production by the end of the decade, but to do that it will need a company to supply batteries for the car. The company... read more March 17, 2016 by

Ford autonomous car development

Ford latest to make “mobility provider” transition: Video

Automakers in general see their future as being mobility providers rather than solely manufacturers of cars and trucks. This change in thinking is in direct response to... read more March 14, 2016 by

Ford Police Interceptor Utility equipped with Type IV ballistic protection

Ford police cars offer protection against armor-piercing bullets

Stopping perpetrators and protecting police officers just became even bigger business at Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F]. The automaker announced today that its Police... read more March 11, 2016 by

GM to acquire San Francisco-based Cruise Automation

GM acquires Cruise Automation, moves closer to autonomous driving

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] announced it has bought San Francisco-based Cruise Automation, a young startup firm that specializes in autonomous vehicle technology. The... read more March 11, 2016 by

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First full-scale Hyperloop could be built in Europe

Since Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk first proposed the "Hyperloop" concept in 2013, multiple companies have arisen to try to make this futuristic transportation... read more March 11, 2016 by

2017 Aston Martin DB11, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin starts design and engineering consulting

Aston Martin today launched an independent consulting service that can help with anything from designing busses to sports cars to luxury yachts. As we learned in our recent... read more March 11, 2016 by

Michael Horn

Volkswagen USA chief Michael Horn steps down

Michael Horn has stepped down from the top role at the Volkswagen brand’s operations in the United States. In a statement, VW said Horn is leaving to pursue other... read more March 10, 2016 by

Filippo Perini

Lamborghini design boss Filippo Perini moves to Italdesign, is replaced by Porsche designer

Following the appointment of Lamborghini’s longstanding CEO Stephan Winkelmann at Audi’s Quattro division a couple of weeks ago, the Italian supercar marque has... read more March 9, 2016 by

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Proposed bill could protect race cars from EPA regulation

North Carolina congressman Patrick McHenry has proposed a bill that, if passed, could redefine the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s emissions control regulation rules... read more March 9, 2016 by

Mercedes-Benz energy storage system

Mercedes parent Daimler building additional battery plant for future electric cars

Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] much-hyped Gigafactory battery plant is currently under construction in Nevada, but it's not the only plant of its kind from an automaker... read more March 9, 2016 by

Morgan Roadster Brooklands Edition

Loophole could allow new Morgans to be imported to U.S.

British sports car builder Morgan adheres to tradition like no one else, which is why its retro roadsters are a rare sight in the United States. That's because American... read more March 8, 2016 by

Richard Mille

Aston Martin forms partnership with watch brand Richard Mille

Aston Martin has announced a partnership with Swiss luxury watch brand Richard Mille, famous for its tourbillon-equipped watches such as the sapphire crystal-encased RM 056... read more March 4, 2016 by


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